Jacky Scanlan-Dyas

Jacky Scanlan-Dyas is a Women in Law Japan committee member and the Regional Lead for Corporate at Hogan Lovells Tokyo office, the co-lead for Hogan Lovells’s global Diversified Industrials Industry Group and member of Hogan Lovells’ global M&A leadership committee. She has over 25 years’ cross-border transaction experience across the full range of structures, including M&A, investments, exits, joint ventures, complex commercial contracts, and restructuring and insolvency issues. Her extensive international experience and results-orientated approach enables her to navigate cross-cultural issues that arise in multi-jurisdictional transactions. She advises major Japanese corporates and trading houses investing outside of Japan and has supported many international corporates investing and doing deals in Japan.

The Legal 500 says that she ‘stands out as sharp and hardworking’ and is ‘a great asset to have involved in any deal’ and as testament to this Jacky was presented with the “Person of the Year” award by the British Ambassador on behalf of the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan in 2016.

Jacky is admitted to practice in New Zealand and England and Wales. She received an LL.B (Hons) and B.A. (Japanese) from Canterbury University in New Zealand in 1994 and is registered as a gaikokuho jimu bengoshi (registered foreign lawyer) in Japan.